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How to Change Default DNS to Google DNS for Fast Internet

Speed up your internet from changing your computer DNS(Domain Name System). When you connect with the internet, you ISP automatically provides you …

Who Won the Democratic Debate?

Five candidates faced off in Las Vegas, as they tried to shake up the race.<p>Well, that wasn’t so bad, was it? Despite dire predictions that the first Democratic presidential debate would be a snoozefest, the Las Vegas summit actually offered a little bit of everything: substance, humor, tension, and …

Gun Control

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …

Banned Books

<i>Are you reading something you shouldn’t? Says who? A new photo series by photojournalist Kimberly Butler reveals how to see these #BannedBooks in a new light.</i><p>The genesis of an idea. As this project started to take shape, people began asking, “How did you come up with this idea?” I never really gave …

Literature

Is High School Ruining Reading?

"I don't like reading," my friend said to me one morning as she refused my book recommendation. Shocked, I stopped waving my worn copy of Watership Down in her face and stared in amazement.<p>How was this possible? My friend is intelligent, well-spoken, and a fervent debater. As I probed further, she …

High School

Is Pope Francis An Atheist and Ten Other Things I Learned From Him

My grandparents were disgusted with me when my first, second, and third girlfriends were Catholics.<p>"What do they cook?" my grandmother asked.<p>Cooking being the great differentiator in religion. She even said, "Goulash?" Like it was a curse.<p>Many years later, after a lot of grief, I sat in St. …

Barack Obama

The American Pope

Francis may be the first pontiff from the New World, but heirs to St. Peter’s throne have long loomed large in the American imagination.<p>When the chartered Alitalia jet known as “Shepherd One” touches down in Maryland this week, Pope Francis will become just the fourth leader of the Roman Catholic …

Christianity

Four Prayers for Bible Reading

When we open our Bibles to read, we’re never alone. The Holy Spirit hovers over and in the words of God, ready to stir our hearts, illumine our …

Faith

Why I Like Fantasy

I’ve read fantasy for a long time. I’ve been known to take a break and read other genres but I always seem to come back to fantasy. I guess it’s the …

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51 Things That Happen When Your BFF Has Depression

Because having a mental health problem doesn't stop them being your BFF.<p><b>1. Chances are you didn't realise your friend had depression when you first met.</b><p>2. And when you found out, it didn't affect your friendship at all. It just helped you understand that mental illness really can affect anybody.<p><b>3.</b> …

Obama rips into 'coddled' college students at town hall in Iowa

During one impassioned response, he waded into the discussion over political dialogue on college campuses and said students should not be "coddled" from opposing political viewpoints.<p>"I've heard of some college campuses where they don't want to have a guest speaker who is too conservative," Obama …

College & University

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Fox News Explains the Dangers of Christianity in Public Schools

Liberals have spent a lot of time over the past few decades trying to explain to Conservative Christians the importance of the separation of church and state. Unfortunately, either from obstinance or ignorance, many Christians believe that not only should this constitutionally mandated separation …

Religion

25 Reasons I'm Voting for Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton and the GOP Nominee

The 2016 presidential election will be studied for generations, primarily because it's a turning point in U.S. history. Will the Democratic Party shift even further to the right, or will Democrats nominate a true progressive? Below are 25 reasons I'm voting only for Bernie Sanders in 2016. And …

Middle-class

Falling in Love With Falling in Love (Or How to Recognize Your True Love)

Sometimes we fall in love with the idea of falling in love, rather than take the risk of actually <i>being</i> in love. We might come together because we don't want to be alone, or we're trying to get away from something else. Or because everyone around us seems to be in a relationship, and we think we …

Relationships

Bernie Sanders Challenges Liberty University Students To See Inequality As A Moral Issue

In a Monday address to students at Virginia's evangelical Liberty University, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) quoted Bible passages to make the case that it's neither moral nor just for the United States to facilitate extreme levels of economic inequality.<p>Sanders' …

Middle-class

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

It Takes Bravery to Accept MentaI Illness, But It Is Worth It

If you looked at Madison Holleran you would think she had it all. She was beautiful, smart, and a college athlete at an Ivy League university. If you looked at her Instagram page you would have seen her electric smile, loving friends and family, and positivity. You could not detect depression by …

Mental Health

Watch a Disney artist draw The Little Mermaid in a mind-blowing, new way

Your favorite Disney characters now look even more amazing, thanks to virtual reality.<p>In a video from Future of Storytelling, legendary former Disney …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

“Dear Fat People” isn’t satire: Despite the backlash publicity, it’s unlikely to make Nicole Arbour a star

A fat-shaming video by a YouTube comedian went viral, sparked outcry and was taken down over the weekend<p>On Saturday, Canadian vlogger and self-described comedian Nicole Arbour was helped in her crusade to shame fat people, when her viral YouTube video “Dear Fat People” was removed from the …

Feminism